In frames of preparation to WANO peer review, representatives of World Association of Nuclear Operators organization started the three day training workshop on «WANO peer review methodology». The delegation works under the direction of Director of WANO Moscow Center Mr. Vasyl Aksyonov.
SE ZNPP General Manger Mr. Petro Kotin stated in his opening speech that this training workshop is very important for our site to provide training of SE Zaporizhzhia NPP experts.
Mr. Petro Kotin stated the following: «Thanks to the training, in future, our experts will have possibility to participate in peer review missions at other NPP. We have great expectations concerning the results of the workshop. It provides training for our team, increases level of our experts and introduces international experience». Addressing the workshop participants, on behalf of SE Zaporizhzhia NPP, the General Manager wished them to acquire knowledge from the experienced WANO experts in the most efficient manner.
Director of the Moscow Center of World Association of Nuclear Operators Mr. Vasyl Aksyonov provided information concerning the workshop structure, tasks and purposes and stated, that it is his first visit to SE Zaporizhzhia NPP. Having a purpose to take a more detailed look at the largest NPP in Europe, the WANO MC Director will visit Maintenance Personnel Special Training Complex, Dry Spent Fuel Storage Facility and Radwaste Treatment Complex.
During the workshop, the participants will discuss information concerning peer review conduction methodology, preparatory actions before reviews, confidentiality issues, performance improvement, observations and interviews. There will be practical training for the workshop participants additionally to the theoretical training.
World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) unites all NPP operators in the world. The Association helps to share operational experience, to facilitate joint work of all members on achieving highest levels of NPPs safety and reliability. The Association was created in 1989. Its members are affiliated to four regional centers: Atlanta, Paris, Moscow and Tokyo.